Bill Connors

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William Joseph Connors

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Bill Connors started one game in his major league career. It was on September 2, 1967 as a member of the New York Mets against the Chicago Cubs. He went 4 innings, gave up 4 hits, 4 earned runs, walked 2 and struck out 3. He did not get a decision.

Connors was the third baseman and #5 batter on the National team of Schenectady, NY that won the 1954 Little League World Series; one of his teammates was Jim Barbieri.

Connors later had a long big league coaching career, starting as a member of the Kansas City Royals staff in 1980 and 1981. He was a Chicago Cubs coach from 1982 to 1986 and a part of the Seattle Mariners coaching staff the next two seasons, 1987 and 1988. In 1989 and 1990, he was with the New York Yankees before returning to the Cubs from 1991 to 1993. He spent the next two seasons, 1994 and 1995, back with the Yankees, and he returned to the Yanks for a third stint in 2000.

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